tv Real Money With Ali Velshi Al Jazeera December 6, 2013 3:30am-4:01am EST
often described as the father of the nation. >> nelson mandela was a hero of all time. >> our black president spoke about the first black president of south africa. >> he no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages. >> to the folder and more important, to his country, nelson mandela was about forriveness. >> you have a limited time to stay on earth. you must try and use that period for the purpose of transforming your country into what you desire it to be. aic
>> welcome to a special edition of consider this. nelson mandela lived up to his name, trouble maker. >> he dedicated himself to apartheid. it was a situation imposed on blacks, indians and others of colour. the african national congress abandoned civil disobedience and took the path of sabotage. nelson mandela was arrested and spent his life in prison. he spent 28 years of his life behind bars. nelson mandela's at times brutal imprisonment led to tuberculosis
and damaged eyesight. his fame grew and the world clamoured for the release of the ultimate symbol of the civil rights movement. nelson mandela finally walked out of prison to thunderous applause. four years later, he was elected south africa's first black president. he game a symbol of hope and freedom for the world. let's examine the man behind the status.